Die Flugblätter | The Leaflets

The White Rose used the written word to call the German people to resist Nazism and to contribute to an end to the Second World War. They produced leaflets — Flugblätter — to spread their ideas. In total six leaflets were printed and distributed by the White Rose. The first four leaflets were drafted by…

Exhibition and Launch

What motivated the members of the White Rose to resist? What influenced them to reject Nazism? Hans and Sophie Scholl had been enthusiastic members of the Hitler Youth in the 1930s. What made these young people’s attitudes shift? One answer may lie in the fact that the members of the White Rose were voracious readers….

Call for Translators

In February 1943, three students at the University of Munich were executed. They were members of a clandestine group called the White Rose: students Hans and Sophie Scholl, Alexander Schmorell, Willi Graf, Christoph Probst, and a professor, Kurt Huber. Hans Scholl, Sophie Scholl, and Christoph Probst were sentenced to death on 22 February 1943 and…